Justin Farmer

Justin anchors Channel 2 Action News at 5, Channel 2 Action News at 6 and the Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat.

Justin’s recent assignments have included a one-on-one interview with President Barack Obama at the White House where he examined the president’s policies on government spending and illegal immigration. 

From Cuba to Brazil to Washington, D.C., Justin has been recognized for covering national and international stories that affect Atlanta and Georgia.

Twice in 2010, Justin traveled to the Arizona-Mexico border for groundbreaking reports revealing that Middle Eastern terrorists have crossed into the U.S. from Mexico.

As the political season nears, you’ll see Justin moderating political debates and covering issues like Georgia’s transportation and employment landscapes. 

Prior to coming back to his hometown of Atlanta and WSB-TV, Justin worked at the ABC affiliate in Dallas and the Fox station in Denver. His other stops included the NBC station in West Palm Beach, Florida and CNN-Sports Illustrated in Atlanta.

His first job was in Albany, Georgia, a job he got after interning at WSB-TV.After attending Darlington School in Rome, Georgia, Justin earned a degree in political science from Boston College.

Justin and his family enjoy making their home in the city of Atlanta.

Latest from Justin Farmer

Supporters say it could save some people big on their electric bills, but leasing solar panels in Georgia isn't worth it because of a current state law.

Georgia law keeps power customers from saving with solar energy

Supporters say it could save some people big on their electric bills, but leasing solar panels in Georgia isn't worth it because of a current state law. Critics believe it gives Georgia Power a solar monopoly and prevents consumers from saving money. Jeff Sain installed solar panels on his Dunwoody ...

Ga. taxpayers funding offshore call centers

Despite high unemployment in the state, a Channel 2 Action News investigation has uncovered Georgia taxes creating jobs offshore. As a food stamp consumer, Caprice Johnson considers herself a careful grocery shopper. When Johnson had a question about her funds, she called the toll-free number on her Supplemental Nutritional Assistance ...

 
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